Your AC Repair FAQs Answered

August 1st, 2022
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When our customers come to us for repair or replacement needs, they usually want our help urgently. This makes sense, and we’re always happy to help! However, what happens in these cases is that we don’t have the opportunity to answer some common questions you might have, and you deserve those answers.

Read on as we uncover some of the most common questions we hear come up, and our responses. And when you do need expert HVAC service, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team.

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What Are the Worst Ways to Use My Plumbing System?

July 18th, 2022
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In our last blog post, we talked about some of the best things you can do for your plumbing system. While this is often an easy part of your home to take for granted, taking steps such as scheduling plumbing maintenance, treating your garbage disposal the right way, and knowing the signs of drain clogs or leaks will keep your fixtures and appliances in good shape.

If anything goes wrong with your plumbing system, we aren’t very far away—contact us for all your plumbing necessities! In the meantime, read on as we share some of the worst ways to use your plumbing system. Avoiding these will help further keep those pipes in great shape.

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What Are the Best Ways to Use My Plumbing System?

July 4th, 2022
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If there’s anything in your home that probably gets taken for granted, it’s the plumbing system. You rely on it every day: the sinks to give you drinking water, the water heater for hot showers and washing clothes, the kitchen sink to wash dishes, the bathrooms for hygiene, etc. But you don’t really think about the water heater until something goes wrong with it, right?

Fortunately, if something does go wrong with your plumbing system, you needn’t look far for help. We’ll be there ASAP! It’s also important to know that there are steps you can take to prevent plumbing system problems by treating it the right way.

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What’s Causing Ice to Form on My AC?

June 20th, 2022
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A working air conditioner is one of the greatest appliances that can help you get through the hottest days. However, it can be frustrating if your AC doesn’t create the usual cooling effect in your room due to ice forming on its parts.

So, if you are struggling with an icy AC, you are in the right place. Here we’ll discuss what causes ice to form on an air conditioner, why this isn’t normal, and how the underlying root cause can be resolved by a professional.

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How Long Each Day Can I Run My Air Conditioner?

June 6th, 2022
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A common question that our customers ask about their air conditioning use is, “How long can I actually run my air conditioner each day?” When you live somewhere that has long, hot summers, it’s natural that you want to know this. Is there a limit? What happens when your cooling system hits that limit? Will it break down?

We’re going to answer these questions and address more about your air conditioner below. But to answer the main question right away, you could technically run your air conditioner 24/7. And, depending on how long you do so, how often you have your system maintained, and how long our summer lasts, this may be fine. But, it’s not always recommended. Read on to learn more!

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Tips for Boosting Your AC Performance

May 23rd, 2022
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Temperatures are going to be warming up very soon, which means now is the time to think about how you’re going to keep your home reliably cool. This is easier to do than you might think! Not only can you take steps to ensure your air conditioner works great, but you can even boost its performance for the rest of spring and throughout summer.

We are here for all your air conditioning needs throughout Ashburn and beyond. We know you want to have the best air conditioner service possible, so whether you’re installing a new system, repairing an old one, or want to schedule maintenance, we’re the local team to call. In the meantime though, read on to learn what you can do today to boost AC performance and efficiency.

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Air Conditioning Care: Time for a Tune-Up!

May 9th, 2022
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You’ve likely heard of air conditioning maintenance. It’s a service performed on air conditioners and it has a ton of great benefits! If you don’t know too much about air conditioning maintenance, or you’re concerned about making sure your air conditioning stays in the best possible shape, it’s a good idea to learn a little about what air conditioning maintenance entails. 

You may be wondering, “How often should I schedule air conditioning maintenance?” or “Should I get an AC tune-up?”

We’re here to answer all of those important questions for you. Find out why regular air conditioning maintenance is so crucial and why you should be scheduling an AC tune-up every year. 

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What Kind of Service Professional Do I Need for My Gas Lines?

April 25th, 2022
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If you are in need of any kind of service or repair for your gas lines, you will need to contact a professional. But what kind of service professional should you contact for gas line work? If you answered plumber, you’d be correct.

When you think of a plumber, you may think of someone who works with water pipes to fix sinks, toilets, and other water or sewage-related systems. But the reality is that a plumber is any professional who works on piping systems—and these piping systems include gas lines as well. While gas lines may not be what most people think of when they think of plumbers, a professional plumber is exactly who you need to contact for gas line work. 

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How to Keep Your Tankless Water Heater in Good Shape

April 11th, 2022
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Tankless water heaters are one of the most cost-effective solutions for delivering hot water into your home. They’re also efficient, compact, and use way less energy than tank water heaters. Tankless water heaters are an excellent investment—and if maintained properly, your tankless water heater can last up to 20 years!

A tankless water heater is undoubtedly an effective way to get hot water into your home. But in order to get the most out of your tankless water heater, you have to ensure that it stays in good shape. This is done through maintenance.

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“How Often Does My Ductless System Need Professional Maintenance?”

March 28th, 2022
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If you have the mindset that you’ll just schedule maintenance for your ductless system when it’s convenient, you might be actually doing your system, and your wallet, a disservice.

This is because ductless systems actually need professional maintenance twice a year to ensure they work as efficiently and effectively as possible, for as long as possible. Without routine professional maintenance, you can’t possibly expect your system to operate at its best, or last its expected 10–15 year lifespan (or more!).

Read on to learn more about the power of preventative maintenance and why it really is necessary every six months.

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